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West Herts College

HND Creative Media Production: Game Development

UCAS Code: HNDM

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

48

48 UCAS points from an appropriate level 3 qualification.

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

**Course overview**

The HND in Creative Media Production (Game Development) provides a programme of study that covers the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in the video games sector. The course is designed to develop a range of skills, knowledge and experiences.

HNDs provide nationally recognised qualifications that offer career progression, professional development, employment opportunities and further progression within Higher Education. The qualifications are made up of compulsory units and specialist units studied during the first year and second year.

The HND in Creative Media Production (Game Development) is designed to support students in learning new skills while developing their individual experiences and practical understanding. Tutorial support is provided to help students develop their educational and vocational abilities as well as the personal and professional qualities and attitudes required to adapt to the demands of an ever changing and exciting industry.

**What will I study?**

Year 1
• Individual Project (Pearson-set)
• Creative Media Industry (Mandatory)
• Professional Practice (Mandatory)
• Games Development Practices (Specialist Unit - Mandatory)
• Games in Context (Specialist Unit - Mandatory)
• Game Design (Specialist Unit - Mandatory)
• Principles of Animation (Optional Unit)
• Art Development (Optional Unit)

Year 2
• Collaborative Project (Pearson-set)
• Personal Professional Development (Mandatory)
• Advanced game development studies (Specialist Unit - Mandatory)
• Emerging Technologies
• Advanced 3D Modelling
• Narrative
• Environment & Level Design

Tuition fees

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England
£6,165
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Northern Ireland
£6,165
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Scotland
£6,165
per year
Wales
£6,165
per year

The Uni


Course location:

West Herts College

Department:

Performance, Music and Media

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